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Multiple Choice Quiz on Endocrine System

This quiz is designed to assess your basic knowledge in 'endocrine system'. Questions come under ‘medium’ category. Choose the best answer from the four options given. When you've finished answering as many of the questions as you can, scroll down to the bottom of the page and check your answers by clicking 'Score'. Percentage score will be displayed along with right answers.
endocrine system
1. Chemically hormones are
biogenic amines only
steroids only
proteins only
proteins, steroids and biogenic amines
2. Which hormone possesses anti insulin effect?
cortisol
aldosterone
calcitonin
oxytocin
3. Which gland secretes odorous secretion in mammals?
bartholins
anal gland
liver
prostate
4. The function of oxytocin is to help in
child birth
growth
lactation
gametogenesis
5. MSH is secreted by
endostyle
posterior lobe of pituaitary
anterior lobe of pituitary
middle lobe of pituitary
6. Mainly which type of hormones control the menstrual cycle in human beings
FSH
LH
Estrogen, FSH, LH
Progesterone
7. Which one of the following is not a secondary messenger in hormone action
cAMP
cGMP
Sodium
Calcium
8. A person is having problems with calcium and phosphorus metabolism in his body. Which one of the following glands may not be functioning properly?
Parotid
Pancreas
Thyroid
Parathyroid
9. ADH or vasopressin is
enzyme that hydrolyses peptides
hormone that promotes glycogenolysis
hormone secreted by pituitary that promotes reabsorption of water from glomerular filtrate
energy rich compound connected with muscular contraction
10. According to the accepted concept of hormone action, if receptor molecules are removed from target organs, then the target organ will
not respond to the hormone
continue to repond to the hormone but will require higher concentration
continue to respond to the hormone but in the opposite way
continue to respond to the hormone without any difference
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